Evelyn Gray Scheel

Born in Chinquapin, NC on April 17, 1927

Departed on August 29, 2012 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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SCHEEL, Evelyn G.- age 85, passed from this life August 29, 2012 in Gallatin. She was surrounded by her family including her loving husband of 65 years; Frank Scheel of Hendersonville, TN. Evelyn's legacy began in North Carolina where she grew up with 8 brothers and sisters. She met and fell in love with Frank in Norfolk, VA. They married in 1947, moved to Minnesota, and became the parents of 4 children: Bob Scheel of Cottontown, Jerry Scheel Tracy of White House, Steven Scheel Christina of Atlanta, GA, and Susan Clark Michael of Hendersonville. She was the grandmother of 14, and great-grandmother of 9. Evelyn enjoyed life to its fullest. She and Frank were regular bowlers at Hendersonville Bowling Alley. She also looked forward to her trips to Las Vegas and Tunica. Her favorite times were spent with her family. She will be remembered for her sense of humor, positive attitude, and a laugh she was always willing to share. Memorial donations may be made to the National Stroke Association, at www. Stroke.org. A Life Celebration Service will be held on Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Hendersonville Funeral Home with interment to follow in Hendersonville Memory Gardens. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Her visitation will be held on Friday, August 31, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. at HENDERSONVILLE FUNERAL HOME 353 Johnny Cash Pkwy Hendersonville, TN 37075 615 824-3855 springfieldfh.wpengine.com

6 Comments to Evelyn Gray Scheel

  1. Keith & Shelly Taylor
    August 30, 2012 12:00 am

    Sue,
    We were so sad to hear the news of you Mother’s passing but we know, just like you, that even though she will be missed here, she is in a much better place. During this time for you, Mike & your family, if there is anything that we can do for you, please let me know. Our thoughts and prayers are with you & your family during this time & the days to follow.

    Love,
    Keith, Shelly, Zach & Jay

  2. Douglas Scheel
    August 31, 2012 12:00 am

    Uncle Dick, Bobby, Jerry, Steven and Susie,

    Uncle Dick,
    I want you to know that I always felt that Aunt Evelyn was a special Aunt and a great Mom. She always was nice to us and really seemed to enjoy having us to your house when we were kids. I was sad when you moved to Tennessee years ago because it meant we could not see you and your family as often. It was always exciting for me to see you and Aunt Evelyn when you’d come back here for a visit. I am very sorry for your loss.

    Cousins,
    I am so sorry of your Mom’s passing. I learned from Pat and David about how much you have done in the past months to help your Mom and Dad. I know what that’s like, and I know she was grateful for your efforts to help and comfort her. Take care, and know that Roger and I and the rest of my brothers and my sister are always interested in hearing news about you and your families.

  3. Roger Scheel
    August 31, 2012 12:00 am

    We’re so sorry for the loss of Aunt Evelyn. Keeping you all in my prayers.

  4. Tara Scheel Kelly
    August 31, 2012 12:00 am

    We send our love to the immediate family and friends. The memories of visiting while you lived on the lake when we were kids are such great memories. We are thinking of you and sending prayers. Love you.

  5. Jeanne Marie
    September 1, 2012 12:00 am

    Uncle Dick adn family,
    I am so sorry for your loss, my prayers are with all of you.
    With all my love and prayers,
    Jeanne Marie

  6. donna wood walker
    September 4, 2012 12:00 am

    So sorry…will miss her and all the memories from my childhood!